Douglas Costa

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Douglas Costa de Souza (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈdowɡlɐs ˈkɔstɐ]; born 14 September 1990) is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a winger for Italian club Juventus and the Brazil national team. He is known for his dribbling skills, speed and crossing ability.

Costa started his career with Grêmio, before moving to Shakhtar Donetsk in January 2010 for a fee of €6 million. He won numerous trophies with Shakhtar, including a domestic treble in the 2010–11 season (Premier League, the Ukrainian Cup and the Super Cup). In 2015, he joined Bayern for €30 million, where he won two consecutive league titles. He was loaned out to Juventus in 2017, and won a domestic double with the club in his first season. On 7 June 2018, Juventus made his loan move permanent.

A full international since 2014, Costa represented Brazil at the 2015 Copa América and the 2018 FIFA World Cup.